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Canadian CALEA Sparks Controversy

February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the backing of the Prime Minister, the Canadian government introduced new legislation to the Canadian House of Commons on February 14, 2012 seeking new police powers and obligations for service providers in the name of...

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The Article 29 Working Party (an EU advisory body that includes representatives from each of the EU’s data protection authorities) has asked Google to delay implementation of the recently announced changes to its Privacy Policy...

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The European Commission (“EC”) today released its long anticipated proposals for comprehensive reform to the EU’s 1995 Data Protection Directive (“1995 Directive”).  The proposed reforms come after almost two years of extensive EC consultations with...

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This week offered an advance look at the outcome of the EU Data Protection Directive Consultation and review process.  The draft Regulations would replace the existing EU Data Protection Directive, and together with other changes,...

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In an appearance before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism yesterday (Tuesday, November 1), Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer provided insight into the Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime (the “TOC Strategy”). ...

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A Dutch certification authority (CA) name Diginotar has been hacked and the attackers issued themselves at least one  rogue certificate in the name *.google.com.  As a result, the attackers can impersonate google.com on the web,...

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